How the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Works

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  • A Brief History of the Federal Aviation Administration
    http://www.faa.gov/about/history/brief_history/
  • The FAA Administrator's Fact Book
    http://www.faa.gov/about/office_org/headquarters_offices/aba/
    admin_factbook/
  • "Aircraft Security Accomplishments Since Sept. 11"
    http://www.faa.gov/newsroom/factsheets/2002/factsheets_
    020905.htm
  • "Improvements in Civil Aviation Security Since Pan Am 103"
    http://www.faa.gov/news/fact_sheets/news_story.cfm?newsId=4896
  • 9/11 Commission Sept. 2005 Staff Report
    http://www.archives.gov/legislative/research/9-11/staff-report-
    sept2005.pdf
  • National Airspace System Frequently Asked Questions
    http://www.nas-architecture.faa.gov/nas/faq/home.cfm
  • FAA TRACON Fact Sheet
    http://www.faa.gov/news/fact_sheets/news_story.cfm?
    contentKey=4009
  • FAA Air Route Traffic Control Centers
    http://www.faa.gov/about/office_org/headquarters_offices/ato/artcc/
  • Summary of FAA Activities
  • FAA Air Traffic System Requirements
    http://www.faa.gov/ats/ars/Directorates/Arw/List_of_References.htm
  • "Host and Oceanic Computer System Replacement Program" Press Release
    http://www.faa.gov/news/press_releases/news_story.cfm?
    newsId=6419
  • "William J. Hughes Technical Center"
    http://www.faa.gov/about/office_org/headquarters_offices/ato/tc/
  • National Research and Development Plan For Aviation Safety, Security, Efficiency, and Environmental Compatibility
    http://www.volpe.dot.gov/infosrc/strtplns/nstc/aviatrd/chap5.html